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Municipal Polls

West Bengal Governor Seeks Updates On Hill Council's Operations

Dec 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The governor, who is on a visit to Darjeeling, has asked the GTA administrator to personally update him about the council's operations and way of functioning.

Former GJM Leader Binay Tamang Promises To Secure Gorkha Votes For Trinamool Congress

Dec 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Election to 47 wards of SMC, which was won by the CPI(M) in 2015, is likely to be held on January 22, along with four other municipal corporations in south Bengal.

Chandigarh Municipal Polls: AAP Emerges Leading Party; Party’s Damanpreet Singh Defeats BJP Mayor

Chandigarh Municipal Polls: In a setback to the ruling BJP, sitting mayor and party candidate Ravi Kant Sharma was defeated by AAP's Damanpreet Singh.

CPI(M) Nominee Cries Foul Play In Kolkata Municipal Corporation Elections, Moves To High Court

Dec 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The West Bengal government and the State Election Commission (SEC) had earlier told the high court that plans are afoot to hold elections to 111 municipal bodies in six to eight phases by May, 2022.

Bengal Chief Minister Offers Prayers At Kamakhya Temple In Guwahati

On the eve of Trinamool Congress sweeping the Kolkata Municipal Corporation Elections, CM Mamata Banerjee payed a visit to the Kamakhya Temple

21 December, 2021

TMC Sweeps Kolkata Municipal Elections, BJP Bags 3 Seats

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

West Bengal: In Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) Elections, TMC has won 134 seats, BJP—which is the main opposition party in the state assembly, has won two seats, the Left parties were leading in one seat, and the Congress has won two seats. The independents are slated to join TMC.

16 December, 2021

Trinamool Congress Will Dismantle Communal BJP From Their Power Seat : TMC Leader Abhishek Banerjee Claims

Outlook Web Desk

Abhishek Banerjee was addressing a rally for the Kolkata municipal corporation elections scheduled for December 19th.

04 December, 2021

TMC Advices Candidates To Refrain From Using Strong-Arm Tactics During Kolkata Civic Polls

Outlook Web Desk

Elections to the 144-ward Kolkata Municipal Corporation will be held on December19. The TMC, which in 2015 had won 125 out of the 144 wards in the KMC, has denied tickets to 39 sitting councilors this time.

05 June, 2021

Is Mamata Banerjee Gearing Up For Bengal Civic Polls?

Outlook Correspondent

The decision to invite civic body leaders to a meeting with TMC's state unit leaders has triggered speculations that the issues involving the impending civic elections would be discussed.

01 April, 2021

Civic Body Polls A Litmus Test For Himachal CM Jai Ram Thakur

Ashwani Sharma

Jai Ram Thakur’s decision to fight the polls on party symbols is to measure his own acceptability on the performance graph.

14 March, 2021

Andhra Pradesh Municipal Polls: YSRCP Poised For A Clean Sweep

Outlook Web Bureau

Counting is underway in 12 municipal corporations and 71 municipalities or nagar panchayats, which went to polls on March 10.


13 March, 2021

HP Municipal Corporation Elections On April 7, Test For Jai Ram Thakur Govt

Ashwani Sharma

The State Election Commission on Saturday announced the schedule for the elections for Dharamshala, Palampur, Solan and Mandi.

02 March, 2021

Counting For Gujarat Polls Began; BJP Takes Strong Early Lead

Outlook Web Bureau

Elections were held for the 8,235 seats, out of which the BJP fielded 8,161 candidates, Congress 7,778, Aam Aadmi Party 2,090, among others

28 February, 2021

Voting For Bypolls In 5 Municipal Wards Began In Delhi

Outlook Web Bureau

Polling in the national capital began at 7:30 am amid tight security arrangements and precautionary Covid-19 arrangements and the results are expected on March 3

26 February, 2021

Buoyed By Surat Civic Polls Results, AAP To Contest 2022 Assembly Elections In Gujarat

Outlook Web Bureau

While the BJP retained power in the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) by winning 93 seats, the AAP bagged the remaining 27 seats.

23 February, 2021

Gujarat Municipal Election Results 2021| People Have Unwavering Faith In Politics Of Development: PM

Outlook Web Bureau

Winning 409 seats out of 474, the BJP is on its course to retain power in the six municipal corporations of Gujarat

23 February, 2021

Gujarat Municipal Election Results 2021: BJP Registers Big Lead, Congress Distant Second

Outlook Web Bureau

Voting took place on Sunday in 576 seats across six municipal corporations.


23 February, 2021

Gujarat Municipal Election Result 2021: Counting Of Votes For 6 Civic Corporations Today

Outlook Web Bureau

Gujarat Municipal Election Result 2021: Polling for 576 seats in 144 wards across six civic bodies –Ahmedabad, Surat, Rajkot, Vadodara, Bhavnagar and Jamnagar - was held on Sunday (February 21).

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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